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How to treat pleurisy at home

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Ibuprofen: But you may be missing a more serious illness so it's not recommended.

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No: It is just very painful. It should bentreatedbsonyou can take a full breath
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
Your car: Use it to drive to your doctor who can make sure your pleurisy is not a more serious problem. Once that is done, then use it to drive to the pharmacy ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No one treatment: Many cases of pleurisy are caused by viral infections, and no virus responds to any antibiotic. There are several common causes of pleurisy due to bac... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Usually prednisone: When steroids are use the usual choice is oral prednisone. Many physicians prefer using an injectable steroid because it's easy for the patient and do... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
Pediatric Pulmonology 21 years experience
Depends on type: Treatment of pleurisy depends on underlying cause. Pleurisy itself denotes inflammation or irritation of lining of the lungs & can be caused by severa... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Each doctor: Each doctor may do this a little differently. See your doctor and let them dose it for you, since they know you and your exam results.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jakavick
Cosmetic Dentistry 37 years experience
Pleurisy: Pleurisy is caused by inflammation of the linings around the lungs (the pleura), a condition also known as pleuritis. It can be very painful and be ca... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Pathways: For getting treatment for any kind of medical condition include a detailed history, physical exam and many times recommendations for few tests in orde... Read More

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